Norman O. Brown

13 Nov 2022 11:16 - 12 Aug 2023 12:27
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    • Big thinker in the 60s, now kind of obscure. Author of Life Against Death , an attempt at a psychoanlysis theory of history, and Love's Body, which was written to undo the first book
      • I did feel when writing Love's Body some kind of obligation to undo what I had done in Life Against Death. I wanted to release any followers I had acquired or at least to confuse them. Insofar as Life Against Death happened to end up by making me a leader, I did want to get lost...Thus I felt under some existential stress to write Love's Body in order to torpedo Life Against Death, to destroy it as a position.